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Bead

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 284; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.6 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-276d

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Pendant bead with loop for suspension

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 284 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition